The Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the Cabinet of Ministers to submit proposals to optimize budget planning in the field of science and technology.
According to the President, It planning now " blurry ", RIA " Novosti ".
Putin added that the Russian Federation must be ready to compete with leading countries in the development of science and technology, Is " the question of its sovereignty "." Intellectual isolation increases the probability of the cast to retardation, it is necessary to increase interdependence with foreign partners, It will strengthen the position of Russia, " he said, speaking at the Council meeting on science and education In the Russian leadership." We realize that science Is not a thing in itself, it cannot develop in isolation from the challenges of the country, from the challenges faced by the state in the geopolitical, economic, demographic and social spheres, in the field of national security ", - said the head. We will add that despite all the difficulties in relations between Russia and the West on the background of the Ukrainian fall of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Academy of Sciences of the USA, for example, agreed to a General study of Venus. The head of the Russian Academy of Sciences Vladimir Fortov, the meeting with the head of state of Russia at the beginning of summer was told that foreign scientists have an interest in a joint venture with Russia." It projects related to carbon energy, with the security service of natural factors, climate research, work associated with the North (they are too interested in the Northern part), the work associated with the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and nuclear technology. The visit was very friendly and very interested, " he listed.